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Spectrum Experts Make a Case for Medication-Assisted Treatment in Prisons at Recent Corrections Conference

Earlier this month, our Vice President of Clinical Development Dr. Romas Buivydas and State Director of MA Correctional Services Earl Warren teamed up to present to attendees of the American Correctional Association’s winter conference about the importance of adopting medication-assisted treatment (MAT) in America’s prisons. It’s a hotly debated topic across the country and in ...

Life Expectancy for Americans Decreased for Second Straight Year, Due to the Opioid Epidemic

The Centers for Disease Control recently released a shocking report about the decline in American life expectancy, a rate they haven’t seen since influenza ran rampant in 1962 and 1963, and during the worst of the AIDS epidemic back in 1993. In 2016, the CDC saw a staggering 21 percent death rate fueled by the ...

2018-01-17T16:16:28-05:00January 17th, 2018|News, Spectrum Corrections|

Spectrum Health Systems’ Residential Substance Abuse Programs Receive 3-Year CARF Accreditation in Georgia

Spectrum Health Systems, Inc. has received another three-year accreditation from CARF International for the organization’s state-wide Residential Substance Abuse Treatment Programs (RSAT) in Georgia. CARF accreditation is awarded to providers who meet state-of-the-art national standards of performance. Providers who seek CARF accreditation must demonstrate a commitment to evidence-based practices and continual quality improvement.

2018-01-10T03:13:00-05:00January 10th, 2018|Press Releases, Spectrum Corrections|

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